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Philip Gelsomino

Visiting Lecturer

Office Location: ROS-A172

Office Phone: 585-475-2201


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Meet Philip

Philip Gelsomino II joined the Accounting Department as a Visiting Lecturer in 2014 and teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate accounting and tax courses. Philip began teaching at RIT in 2013 as an Adjunct Professor. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Accounting from RIT in 1986 and after completion of his Bachelors Degree he started his own CPA Firm providing income tax, accounting, and audit services to over 1,100 individual and corporate clients. Philip later became the CEO of The Restaurant Group LLC, a Perkins Restaurant & Bakery franchisee, which constructed and operated seven restaurants in Western New York.

Office Hours & Staff Assistant Information
Monday through Thursday
11:00 am to 1:45 pm

And by Appointment

NOTE: Regular office hours may not be held during finals week.

Staff Assistant: Andrea Yancone
Staff Assistant Phone: 585-475-6063
  • B.S. in Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology, 1986
  • Managing Partner/CPA | Gelsomino & Company, CPA's | 1985-Present
  • Visiting Lecturer | Rochester Institute of Technology | 2014-Present
  • CEO | The Restaurant Group LLC | 2000-2014
  • Adjunct Faculty | Rochester Institute of Technology | 2013-2014
  • President | Philco Services, Inc. | 1982-2005
  • Senior Accountant | Davie Kaplan Braverman CPA's | 1986-1989
Expertise [expertise maps]
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Taxation
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accoun
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Ac
  • Foodservice Management Professional
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
Professional Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Foodservice Management Professional
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired - - 2013
  • Golisano Children's Hospital, University of Rochester - - 2010
  • RIT - Saunders College of Business - - 2009
  • Rochester Business Journal - - 2002